Writer. Editor. Activist. These are just some of the few labels associated with Githa Hariharan. Her body of work features highly acclaimed fiction and non-fiction work that engage with political issues in some way or the other. An astute political commentator, she also writes commentary on socio-political and feminist issues, as well as on Indian solidarity with Palestine. For more on this Delhi-based author and her work, see www.githahariharan.com. Join her for an invigorating evening of discourse.
This session will be moderated by T. Sasitharan, Director of the Intercultural Theatre Institute.
- Event venue: Living Room
- Registration Link: https://wl-githahariharan.eventbrite.sg
- Event price: Free With Registration
- Event start date: 2015-04-02 06:44
- Event end date: 2015-04-02 06:44
- Custom Event Date(s): 2 Apr 2015
- Custom Event Time(s): 7.30pm
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About Githa Hariharan
Githa Hariharan was born in Coimbatore, India, and grew up in Bombay and Manila. She is currently based in New Delhi. Githa Hariharan's published work includes novels, short stories, essays, newspaper articles and columns. Her first novel, The Thousand Faces of Night (1992) won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for best first book in 1993. Her new book is a collection of her own essays, Almost Home: Cities and Other Places (2014). Hariharan's fiction has been translated into a number of languages including French, Italian, Spanish, and German.
About T. Sasitharan
Sasi is Director of the Intercultural Theatre Institute, formerly the Theatre Training & Research Programme (TTRP). Together with the late Kuo Pao Kun, he established TTRP in 2000. He was Artistic Director of The Substation (1996-2000), and theatre and visual arts critic with The Straits Times (1988-1996). Sasi has been an actor/performer and producer in local theatre for 35 Years He writes and lectures on art, theatre and culture. He was awarded the Cultural Medallion, Singapore's highest prize for artistic achievement in 2012.
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